Mohamed Ali: Will Conflict of Wings Lead to Fall of Sisi?

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s):  Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/mohamed-ali-will-conflict-of-wings-lead-to-fall-of-sisi/ Since the events of July 03, 2013, individuals and groups within the army have been trying to change the approach adopted by the leadership of the institution that aroused a state of dissatisfaction among officers of different ranks...

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Cairo’s Struggle to Contain North Sinai Militancy

Source: The Jamestown Foundation for Global Research and Analysis Author(s): Jemimah Hudson Original Link:  https://jamestown.org/program/cairos-struggle-to-contain-north-sinai-militancy/ On July 18, militants executed four individuals in the town of Bir al-Abd, in North Sinai, for alleged cooperation with the Egyptian security services. One day later, at least two people, including a civilian...

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Sisi’s Policy of Constant Change of Military Leaders

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/sisis-policy-of-constant-change-of-military-leaders/ Since assuming power following the July 2013 military coup, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has adopted a policy of constant change of military leaders, whether inside the army or those appointed as governors and heads of civil bodies...

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Sisi refutes contractor’s allegations that state funds were wasted on vanity projects at hastily organized youth conference

Source: Madamasr Author(s): Madamasr Original Link:  https://madamasr.com/en/2019/09/15/feature/politics/sisi-refutes-contractors-allegations-that-state-funds-were-wasted-on-vanity-projects-at-hastily-organized-youth-conference/ In his first public response to accusations by a former business partner made in a series of viral videos over the past 10 days, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called...

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Egypt: Integration into Military Colleges & Change Requirements

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-integration-into-military-colleges-change-requirements/ A review of the experiences and examples of Islamist movements that aimed to change the ruling regimes in their countries would reveal that some of them had got clearly defined plans that helped them achieve their goals and...

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Development of the military situation in Sinai – July

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Haitham Ghoniem Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/development-of-the-military-situation-in-sinai-july/ During July, ISIS local affiliate, ‘Sinai Province’, slaughtered four citizens in the vicinity of North Sinai’s Bir al-Abed on charges of communicating with the Egyptian army and police forces. The question that arises is: Has the...

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On Sisi’s Address at Military Academies Ceremony

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/on-sisis-address-at-military-academies-ceremony/ During July 2019, there were several developments within the Egyptian military institution, most notably the graduation ceremony of a new batch of cadets of Egypt’s military academies and the Armed Forces Technical Institute at the Military...

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Egypt’s Economy: Neither Collapsing nor Thriving

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Timothy E. Kaldas Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/egypts-economy-neither-collapsing-nor-thriving/ Earlier this summer, a pair of articles in Foreign Policy were published offering seemingly diametrically opposed views on Egypt’s economy. Yehia Hamed, investment minister under the late president Muhammad...

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Rabaa Massacre & Memory of a Whole Generation

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Attieh Adlan Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/rabaa-massacre-memory-of-a-whole-generation/ This generation will never forget Rabaa Massacre (14 August 2013) committed by the Egyptian police and military forces against the peaceful protesters in Rabaa al-Adawiya Square, cairo, simply because it is unforgettable – particularly for those who...

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Normalizing the military judiciary: How the constitutional amendments bring the Armed Forces into Egypt’s judicial system

Source: Madamasr Author(s): Rana Mamdouh Original Link:  https://madamasr.com/en/2019/08/07/feature/politics/normalizing-the-military-judiciary-how-the-constitutional-amendments-bring-the-armed-forces-into-egypts-judicial-system/ The day after a set of controversial constitutional amendments were approved in a national referendum in April, the Minister of Justice sent three...

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Sisi’s Vanity Projects

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Maged Mandour Original Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/79625 Since coming to power, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has undertaken various mega infrastructure projects with dubious economic benefits. Despite a worsening debt crisis, these projects remain a government priority. The debt crisis has grown with the percentage of the total debt of the GDP...

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President Morsi & Doctrine of the Egyptian Army

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Mahmoud Gamal Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/president-morsi-doctrine-of-the-egyptian-army/ From the early moments of his access to power as President of Egypt and the Supreme Commander of the Egyptian Armed Forces, it was clear that Dr. Mohamed Morsi adopted a military approach that relied on the Egyptian military doctrine instilled...

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